Milwaukee was victimized for 25 points and 10 rebounds by Kevin Garnett as the Celtics defeated the Bucks 102-96 in NBA action on Wednesday.
The Celtics earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 185.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Boston got 16 points from Brandon Bass and another 15 points from Ray Allen. Rajon Rondo contributed 10 assists, while Chris Wilcox cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Bucks got a 25-point performance from Ersan Ilyasova, who was supported by 23 points from Drew Gooden. Brandon Jennings had 8 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Ersan Ilyasova grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 54-50 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-49.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.